"....but be thou an example of the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity. Till I come, give attendance to reading, to exhortation, to doctrine."
I Timothy 4:12, 13

Saturday, January 2, 2010

The House of Winslow Series by Gilbert Winslow

Right now I am reading the Winslow Series by Gilbert Morris.  I just finished book five "The Saintly Buccaneer".  I really like this series.  It is about the lineage of a family, the Winslows.  The first book starts with Gilbert Winslow and how he ends up on the Mayflower and comes to America from England.  He was not a puritan.  It describes his struggles with God and personal relationaships.  Morris includes a lot of historical facts (do you ever wonder how accurate some of these authors are?).  I love reading historical fiction and learning about history.  Book four and five are about two of his grandsons during the Revolutionary war, one is a Loyalist and one is a Patriot.   They are full of action and romance.    He talks about salvation, but he is not very clear on how to get saved.  Have you read any of these books?  What did you think about them?  I am taking a break from the series to read "Watch Over Me" by Christa Parrish.  I have not read her before, I'll let you know how it is.

1 comment:

Cathy said...

I am on book 24 now - and I love each and every one of these books. I bought the first 10 - not knowing that I would have to dedicate a bookshelf to the series (and spend a lot of money.) Now I am checking them out of my church library. I am so addicted I never get a thing done. I love genealogy - am a Christian - and can read fast. So my husband won't see much of me for the next month I guess! ha! (It's worth it!)